1. INTERVIEW: Sox’s No. 1 pick: Casey Kelly

    Casey Kelly, drafted in June, is already ranked the Sox’s fifth-best prospect. He is a two-way player, preferring to play shortstop while the Red Sox see his future on the mound...

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  2. 9/7: Byrd Dog

    Prev. Gm : Boston Red Sox (83-58) @ Texas Rangers (70-73) Paul Byrd (10-11, 4.58) @ Brandon McCarthy (1-0, 2...

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  3. BOS 8, TEX 1: Welcome back

    In Mike Lowell’s first at-bat after being on the disable list, Lowell smacked a solo-home run that would open the flood gates in Boston’s 8-1 rout of the Rangers...

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  4. Farewell to Zach Hayes

    On Sept. 19, 2005, a new voice entered Fire Brand and promptly said, “I love this time of year, when every game is a must win and every loss means flipping over the coffee table and pouring boiling water down your throat...

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  5. Jonathan Papelbon: The Forgotten Man

    Is it just me, or has one of the Red Sox most potent weapons been noticeably forgotten in the remarkable 21-9 run this team has been on since Aug...

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  6. Josh Reddick chats with Fire Brand

    Josh Reddick, 21, was named a California League Post-Season All Star after hitting .343/.375/.593 in 312 at-bats, 17 home runs and stealing nine bases (caught once) for Lancaster. He had a cup of coffee with Greenville, hitting ...

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  7. BOS 5, BAL 4: Offense needs a slugger huh?

    Down by four runs headed into the seventh inning the Boston Red Sox rallied past the Baltimore Orioles scoring five runs combined in the 7th, 8th, and 9th for a come from behind victory ...

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  8. YOU BE GM: What to do in offseason

    The recent discussion on A.J. Burnett got me thinking, so I’d like to open up a bit of a fun exercise for all of us. Let us pretend that you’re the general manager of the Red Sox right now...

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  9. Red Sox to Target A.J. Burnett

    Per Ken Rosenthal: The Red Sox are planning a major push for Blue Jays right-hander A.J. Burnett , according to a rival executive. Burnett, 31, is almost certain to opt out of his contract and become a free agent at the end of the season...

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  10. Poll: Umm…Go Yankees?

    Has it really come down to this? With the main competition, the Tampa Bay Rays, facing off against the only A.L...

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  11. When September Ends…

    September is officially upon us, queue Green Day in the background… Summer has come and passed The innocent can never last Wake me up when September ends Ring out ...

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  12. Red Sox-Orioles: Young Guns Charge the Red Sox Past Baltimore

    Jeff Bailey notched a solo homer in the second, Dustin Pedroia collected two hits and two RBI, and Jed Lowrie walked three times and drove home two in Boston’s 7-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles...

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  13. Lars Anderson talks baseball with Fire Brand

    Lars Anderson, the top position player prospect for the Red Sox, is currently demolishing Double-A at the young age of 20. He opened the year at Single-A Lancaster and hit 317/.409/...

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  14. CWS 4, BOS 2: Sox Can’t Complete Sweep

    Gavin Floyd improved to 15-6 pitching 6 2/3’s innings of work against Tim Wakefield who turned in his 17th quality of the start of the season - tying him with Jon Lester for the team lead - in a 4-2 decision over Boston...

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  15. SOX ON DECK: Bailey, Carter, Thurston, Zink pace PawSox to playoffs

    And you wonder why the Pawtucket Red Sox have set a franchise record for most victories (83, prior to Friday’s game versus Buffalo)? Look no further than the International League All-Star team — especially at the top...

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  16. Michael Bowden Recalled to Boston

    Update 10:30 PM: Bowden will be starting tomorrow in place of David Pauley. Update 9:40 PM: The Red Sox are recalling uber-prospect Michael Bowden, 21, from the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox, the Providence Journal has learned...

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  17. Scoreboard Watchin’

    On today’s off-day, let’s see what’s being played tonight we should keep an eye on. Baltimore Orioles @ Chicago White Sox: Currently tied 3-3 in the 12th inning, ...

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  18. Why David Ross Matters More Than You Think

    David Ross, a 31-year-old catcher, was released by the Cincinnati Reds last week and promptly signed a minor-league contract with the Red Sox. He’ll be up in September to serve as the third-string catcher...

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  19. BOS 6, TOR 5: Lowrie impacts win

    Jed Lowrie jumped on Brandon League’s 1-1 offering and lined it out of the park to right field giving Boston a 6-5 lead and Manny Delcarmen finished out the ninth giving the Red Sox a hard fought win against Toronto...

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  20. SOX ON DECK: Sidearmin’ Delight: Beau Vaughan eyes majors

    Pawtucket Red Sox pitching coach Rich Sauveur realizes Triple-A rookie Beau Vaughan is trying to become a member of a very select group: a relief pitcher that succeeds at the major league level while throwing with a sidearm delivery...

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  21. It Is Too Soon For The Red Sox to Give Up Clay Buchholz

    It wasn’t too long ago that Clay Buchholz was the best pitching prospect in the minor leagues. A bonafide future ace in the making with a repertoire matched only by Joba Chamberlain...

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  22. J.D. Drew Has Herniated Disc

    J.D. Drew has a herniated disk in his back, according to the Providence Journal. Herniated disk symptoms generally take four to six weeks to significantly improve, meaning he’s probably out for the rest of the season...

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  23. Remember Bartolo?

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - With Tim Wakefield on Boston’s disabled list and Clay Buchholz having pitched himself down to Double-A Portland, the status of Bartolo Colon takes on added importance...

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  24. Three Worthy Call-Ups

    The date: August 22. The significance? Not only is September baseball around the corner, a stress-filled month jam packed with pennant races, sleepless nights with AL East standings ...

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  25. TRIVIA: Three straight starts against pitcher

    The last trivia question asked “What actor paid $93,500 for the game-winning baseball that rolled between the legs of Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner in the 1986 World Series?” The answer is Charlie Sheen...

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